Andrew Peel is an award-winning fundraiser and consultant with 19 years’ experience in the charity sector.
He has held senior positions at Sightsavers, the British Red Cross and Help the Aged and, as a consultant, has worked with a diverse range of charities and causes including Guide Dogs, Diabetes UK, the British Heart Foundation, Catch22, Action for Kids, Maggie’s and the RNLI. He specialises in corporate fundraising, fundraising audits, strategic planning, interim management, team development, mentoring and training and in delivering impactful proposals, pitches, campaigns and strategies for charities.
Andrew has brokered and managed a wide range of major domestic and international corporate relationships including Tesco Charity of the Year for Help the Aged and Sightsavers’ ground-breaking $6m global alliance with Standard Chartered Bank – the objective of which was to deliver one million sight restorations in three years. He was also responsible for developing the World in Sight Appeal – Help the Aged’s innovative spectacle recycling scheme run in conjunction with opticians Dollond and Aitchison which has seen millions of pairs of unwanted spectacles being sent to developing countries since the mid-1990s.
Andrew is a regular speaker on corporate fundraising and wrote Managing Corporate Fundraising in the 21st Century and Template for a Corporate Fundraising Strategy – chapters in the DSC/CAF/Institute of Fundraising’s Corporate Fundraising Guide.
A member of the Institute of Fundraising and an NCVO-approved fundraising consultant, Andrew received the IOF’s Professional Fundraiser of the Year Award in 1997.